There's no question that Sweet 16 represents a significant milestone in a young person's life. For many, it is the first time they have ever been invited to a formal party, and it can be an exciting time.
There is often a lot of anticipation leading up to the party, as friends and family members try to come up with unique and exciting ideas to surprise the teenager. Some common themes for Sweet 16 parties include themes related to the teenager's interests, favorite movies or TV shows, or favorite foods.
Whatever the party theme, it's important to make sure that it is relevant to the teenager and not simply a copycat of other parties they